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Moon phase on 14 October 2069 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | October 2069

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 15 October 2069 at 04:03 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1924".

Hunter Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2069 after 15 days on 30 October 2069 at 03:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 862 / 1815

At 11:35 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 862 of Meeus index or 1815 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.69 days

29 days, 16 hours and 28 minutes is the length of new lunation 862. It is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than next lunation 863 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 44 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 19 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠133.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠133.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠161.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

12 days after point of perigee on 1 October 2069 at 22:56 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 October 2069 at 05:28 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 402 787 km

Moon is 402 787 km (250 280 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 378 km (252 512 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 2 October 2069 at 12:51 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 16 October 2069 at 05:04 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 5 October 2069 at 17:07 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.306°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.268° in the next southern standstill on 20 October 2069 at 03:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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